?SEEDS OF PEACE in Wake of Crisis in Middle East & South Asia Business Leader and Philanthropist, Ivanka Trump, Hosts Event on Feb. 19th at Cipriani Wall Street New York (February 10, 2009) Seeds of Peace ( http://www.seedsofpeace.org www.seedsofpeace.org ), a nonprofit aimed at promoting peace through youth leadership programs, will hold the Peace Market on February 19th at Cipriani Wall Street. Business leader and philanthropist Ivanka Trump will attend and serve as Honorary Chairperson. The event is hosted by the Young Leadership Committee, a volunteer group of young professionals whose mission is to promote Seeds of Peace across a variety of industries in New York City, and other major cities across America. In the wake of horrific attacks in Mumbai, India as well as the recent crisis in Gaza and southern Israel, it is more important than ever to promote dialogue among young people and between supposed enemies. Seeds of Peace operates in the Middle East (Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Ramallah, Gaza, Cairo, Amman) and South Asia (Kabul, Mumbai, Lahore) to bring young people together from opposite sides of conflict for face-to-face coexistence programs. For more information about Seeds of Peace, please visit: http://www.seedsofpeace.org www.seedsofpeace.org or call 212.573.8040. For information about the Peace Market, please visit: http://www.peacemarket.org www.peacemarket.org . Young leaders from the Middle East and South Asia, called Seeds, will be in attendance and participate as featured speakers. Over 1,000 young professionals from New York are expected. Moreover, Honorary Host Committee members include: Maged Abdelaziz, Egyptian Permanent Rep. to UN New York Congressman Gary Ackerman (D-NY) Hussain Haroon, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to UN New York Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY) Robert Jackson, New York City Council Member H.E. Said T. Jawad, Afghan Ambassador to US Riad Mansour, Palestinian Ambassador to UN New York Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) Christine C. Quinn, New York City Council Speaker Celebrity Host Committee members include: Christine Baranski (Actor, Mamma Mia) Laura Breckenridge (Actor, Gossip Girl) Yin Chang (Actor, Gossip Girl) Emmanuelle Chriqui (Actor, Entourage) David Cross (Actor, Arrested Development) Michael Douglas, (Actor) Nicole Fiscella (Actor, Gossip Girl) Zach Gilford (Actor, Friday Night Lights) Amanda Setton (Actor, Gossip Girl) Space is limited and RSVP is required for media. Please RSVP via email to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com . Valid press credentials are required at registration. WHAT: THE PEACE MARKET WHO: SEEDS OF PEACE with IVANKA TRUMP, HONORARY CHAIR YOUNG LEADERS (SEEDS) FROM CONFLICT REGIONS AROUND THE WORLD OTHER CELEBRITIES AND COMMUNITY LEADERS WHERE: CIPRIANI WALL STREET, 55 WALL STREET, NYC WHEN: FEBRUARY 19, 2009 at 6:15PM. VIPs begin arriving at 6:30PM.?